Welcome to Year 1
Teachers: Mrs Tyers, Mr Smith and Mr Phillips
Mrs Outtram Mrs Aquilina Mrs Tickle Miss Dott
Student Teacher: Mr Wren and Mr Wait
Our topic this term is Toy Story
Key concepts being taught this term:
Literacy – Generic sentence writing tool kit to include:
Cursive handwriting, finger spaces, full stops, capital letters, adjectives and the conjunction ‘and’
Genres: Traditional tales Stories from other cultures Instructional writing.
Numeracy – Addition and subtraction to 20
Place value up to 50
Multiples of 2, 5 and 10.
Science – Animals, including humans.
Have plenty of opportunities to learn the names of the main body parts (including head, neck, arms, elbows, legs, knees, face, ears, eyes, hair mouth and teeth) through games actions games and rhymes.
Computing – Handling data (favourite toys, animals, stories)
Digital literacy (short animation).
Art – Line, tone, texture, shape and colour. Resist printing, relief printing.
Technology – Food technology linked to instructional writing and traditional tales. Structures – Linked to animations in computing.
Geography – Place knowledge – I can understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the UK and a small area of a contrasting non-EU country.
History – Finding out about the past – Evolution of cartoon…black and white Micky Mouse to Toy story.
Describe and talk about artefacts from the past and present.
P.E and Games – Dance – BBC I-player Time to move The brave Tin solider.
R.E./ PSHCE – Christianity and Judaism – Celebrations and belonging
Our P.E. days are on: Monday and Wednesday
Homework is given out on Thursday and due in on Tuesday
Key Words/Sounds are tested and updated on Monday/Tuesday